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MTV ends Teen Wolf

US cable channel MTV will give supernatural drama Teen Wolf another season before ending the show. A sixth and final season will begin in November, with the series ending with its 100th episode in 2017. This will comprise 20 episodes. “Teen Wolf has been an extraordinary journey, one that captured the hearts and imaginations of […]

Gateley to run Lifetime programming

Liz Gateley has rejoined US cable channel Lifetime to run its programming unit. The former MTV exec has been named executive VP and head of programming at the female-skewed A+E Networks channel. Lifetime has been without a dedicated programming chief since JoAnn Alfano left four years ago, but new Lifetime executive VP and general manager […]

Buccieri upped at ITV Studios US, Kyriacou adds new role

Paul Buccieri has been promoted to chairman of ITV Studios US Group, ITV’s umbrella division that includes all of its acquired Stateside production companies. In a further change, ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s MD Maria Kyriacou is taking on responsibility for production outside of the US and the UK. Buccieri (left) has been instrumental in UK […]

ITV takes majority stake in Teen Wolf producer

UK broadcaster has acquired a majority stake in another US indie producer – this time taking 51% of DiGa Vision, the company behind MTV’s Teen Wolf. In the last 18 months, ITV has made a major push into US unscripted television and acquired majority stakes in Gurney Productions, High Noon Entertainment and Thinkfactory Media. DiGa […]

MTV adapting Scream for TV

MTV is developing a one-hour pilot based on the horror film franchise Scream, with the movie’s director Wes Craven lined up to join the project. The Viacom-owned US cable channel is working on the project with Dimension Films, with discussions underway with “various” writers for a series that would launch in summer 2014. Diga Vision […]